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UFC on ESPN 22: Pena vs Munoz 04/17/2021 Fight Analysis, Forecast and Tips

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UFC on ESPN 22 Pena vs Munoz 04-17-2021 Fight Analysis Forecast and Tips

UFC on ESPN 22: Pena vs Munoz 04/17/2021 – The Ultimate Fighting Championship has come up with another action-packed fight card with UFC on ESPN 22 happening this Saturday, April 17. This event will still be held at the UFC Apex which is located in the heart of Las Vegas, Nevada in the USA. Fans can get to watch the fights through UFC Fight Pass or Pay Per View subscription. It will be former middleweight champion Robert Whittaker in the main event and he will be taking on Kelvin Gastelum. The main card will also feature another lightweight match between Luis Pena and Alexander Munoz. It is seen in the latest UFC odds that Luis Pena will be carrying the advantage in this match against Alex Munoz. 

UFC on ESPN 22: Pena vs Munoz 04/17/2021

When: Saturday, April 17, 10:00 PM ET
Where: UFC Apex, Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: Pay Per View
Stream: UFC Fight Pass

UFC on ESPN 22: Pena vs Munoz 04/17/2021 Odds

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Fighter Odds Fighter Odds
Luis Pena -145 Alex Munoz +125

Luis Pena

Luis Pena has a very interesting rig name as the “Violent Bob Ross” because of his striking resemblance to a famous painter. He stands at six-foot-three and trains at the St. Charles MMA fight team. Pena is only in the middle of his prime age of 27 years old and this natural lightweight came from Little Rock, Arkansas in the USA. He has a professional fighting record of 8-3 with half of those wins coming from submissions. Pena has lost two of his last three fights heading to this match against Alex Munoz. His last match was in UFC on ESPN 12 against Khama Worthy and lost that match via Guillotine Choke submission in the third round.

Alex Munoz

Alex Munoz is just in his early 30s and he is a natural lightweight coming from Dallas, Texas in the USA. He has a very promising MMA career and his fighting skills are continued to be sharpened by Team Alpha Male. Munoz now has a professional MMA record of 6-1 and those wins are divided into three decisions, two knockouts, and one decision. This is his second fight in the UFC after debuting last August 2020. He experienced his only career defeat upon entering the UFC in UFC Fight Night 174. He went up against Nasrat Haqparast and that match went to a full three rounds with all judges favoring against him.

Pena vs Munoz Betting Numbers

Record 8-3-0 6-1-0
Last Fight Loss Loss
Country USA USA
Height 6’3″ 5’9″
Weight (lbs) 155 155
Reach (in) 75 72
Win by KO/TKO 25% 33%
Win by Submission 50% 17%
Decisions 25% 50%
Strikes landed per minute 3.26 3.27
Striking accuracy 47% 40%
Striking absorbed per minute 2.74 5.23
Striking defense 50% 52%
Takedown average 1.37 2.5
Takedown accuracy 33% 35%
Takedown defense 45% 0%
Submission average 1.4 0.00

Pena vs Munoz Betting Picks

Alex Munoz is coming into this match with a chip on his shoulder that he belongs to the best fighting organization in the world. He will have to be careful going up a very tall fighter in Luis Pena and will be the underdog fighter according to this sports betting source 2021.